Constitution of the United States - 4th Amendment


Main Document: Constitution of the United States
Date: December 15, 1791
Topics: Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The 4th Amendment prohibits unreasonable search and seizure, and requires a warrant for probable cause.

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The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

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